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Upcoming Events at North Campus

Health Sciences Workshop 2023
Health Sciences Workshop 2023
Feb 04, 2023, 8:00 p.m. – Feb 05, 2023, 8:00 p.m.
University of, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9, Canada
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We are located on Treaty 6 territory, traditional lands of the First Nations and Métis people. We recognize the unique and enduring relationship that exists between Indigenous peoples and their traditional lands not only in Edmonton but also across Canada. Let this acknowledgement serve as a reminder of our ongoing efforts to recognize, honor, reconcile and partner with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.

Photo: Wisdom from the Universe, acrylic art on canvas (Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario) created by Christi Belcourt


Who is Christi Belcourt? (Source)

  • She is an award winning Michif or Métis artist who respects Mother Earth and shows this through her art!

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Angie Chen

Angie is a second year PhD student in the Department of Oncology at the University of Alberta where she also completed her undergraduate degree in Honours Physiology. She started out as the director of demonstrations and outreach for both YSIC and C3 before moving up to become the VP YSIC last year. Now, as the President of TeamUP Science, Angie hopes to continue supporting all of the various events held by TeamUP Science this year to promote STEAM learning in all youths in the Edmonton area!


Haipeng Guan 
VP Finance

Kian Kyars is a second year computer science student at the University of Alberta. He was a Director of Finance during the 2021/22 year, and has now moved to the VP Finance position. In his spare time Kian enjoys spending time in nature or having a campfire with friends.

Our Team

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Dawn Hau
VP External

Dawn is in her fourth and final year of the Honors Nursing program at the University of Alberta, and this also marks her fourth year of involvement with TeamUP Science. After volunteering as a Social Media Director in her first and second year and working as the Executive Director of External in her third year, she is super excited to continue facilitating the External Team in expanding TeamUP’s outreach efforts and engaging more youth in STEAM!


Maria Janisz
Executive Director External

Maria is in her second year of the BSc Honors Physiology program. She first got involved with TeamUP Science as a High School Ambassador, then as an Assistant Director with the Health Sciences Workshop. She is excited to be a part of the External Team and work towards supporting students in their scientific and interdisciplinary endeavors. 


Vidhya Krishnan
VP Events (HSW, EW, CSW)

Vidhya is in her first year of her Master's degree in Physiology at the University of Alberta. She completed her undergraduate in Biochemistry at the University of Alberta. During her undergraduate studies, Vidhya had been involved with TeamUP Science. She started off as a volunteer for YSIC and progressed into the Events Team as the Director of the Health Sciences Workshop and has now moved up to the Vice President Events position! Vidhya is excited to continue being a part of TeamUP Science and aims to inspire young curious minds in STEM and bridge the gaps of knowledge and careers with a touch of fun! In her spare time, you can find her painting or taking long strolls with nature.


Vishwa Patel
Executive Director Events (HSW, EW, CSW)

Vishwa is in her third year of the Honors Nursing program. Her journey towards healthcare and joining TeamUP began with a memorable experience attending TeamUP's Medical Sciences Workshop back in high school. Vishwa has volunteered with the External Team during the past two years and is now excited to create engaging workshops for high school students. When Vishwa's not busy with all things science, you'll find her in the kitchen whipping up delicious baked treats or grooving on the dance floor.


Irene Kim
VP Youth STEAM Innovation Challenge (YSIC)

Irene is going into her third year of the Neuroscience Honors program at the University of Alberta. This is her second year with TeamUP Science and YSIC, and she is glad to be back to work with TeamUP Science to execute YSIC in a fun and interesting way! In her free time, you can find her watching twitch streams, playing games, or reading a novel. An interesting fact about her is that she knows how to play 8 instruments.


Sarjana Alam
Executive Director
Youth STEAM Innovation Challenge (YSIC)

Sarjana is a second year student majoring in Psychology. She first started volunteering with TeamUP Science as a high school ambassador, and has served as Volunteer Coordinator for the Youth STEAM Innovation Challenge. She's a big fan of Taylor Swift, coffee and TeamUP Science events! Sarjana is enthusiastic about creating opportunities in STEAM for youth, and could not be more proud to volunteer with TUS!


Gwen Nguyen 
VP Interdisciplinary Science Competition (ISC)

Gwen just finished her third year of the Biochemistry degree, and is taking the next year off for an internship placement. This is her third year with TeamUP Science planning and organizing ISC, and she's really glad to continue her role as the VP. She hopes that with the accumulated experience and her love for STEM, she can host a fun and informative event for all participants. In her spare time, Gwen likes hanging out with friends, trying new cookie recipes, and learning to crochet!


Abhinav Dhillon
Executive Director
Interdisciplinary Science Competition (ISC)

Abhinav is in his last year of Neuroscience and has been involved with TeamUP Science for a total of 3 years. Previously serving as Assistant Director of Logistics and then later Director of Logistics for ISC, Abhinav is excited to return to ISC this year as the Executive Director. He is looking forward to another weekend full of hands-on science and fun this coming ISC in February 2024.

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Moriah Inyang-Otu
VP Youth Science Innovate Program (YSIP)

Moriah Inyang-Otu is in her third year of the specialization Biochemistry program and has been a part of TeamUP Science for three years. She is currently the Vice President YSIP, and is eager to serve her community by helping TeamUP cultivate aspirations for learning and leadership in their participants. In her free time, Moriah enjoys writing, producing music, and enjoying a warm chai latte from Remedy!


Ahmad Kamal
Executive Director Youth Science Innovate Program (YSIP)

Ahmad is currently entering his fourth year of the Neuroscience Honors program, and has been involved with TeamUP Science for the past four years. He is currently the Executive Director of YSIP, which serves to bring accessible introductions into the sciences for youth of various backgrounds, and to provide a sense of leadership to those involved. As for himself, Ahmad professionally competes in powerlifting competitions, and can commonly be found at your local Tims enjoying an iced cappuccino.

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